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Tommy Cecil

Jazz bassist Tommy Cecil has been active in the Washington, DC jazz scene since 1976 when he moved from his hometown Baltimore, MD. He has established himself as one of the most in-demand players in the area.

Tommy has had long associations with many of DC’s favorite jazz greats, including John Eaton, Buck Hill, Charlie Byrd, Dick Morgan, Shirley Horn, Brooks Tegler, and the Redd Brothers. As a freelancer, Tommy has worked with Mose Allison, Tommy Flanagan, Joe Henderson, and many other star artists. Concert appearances have taken Tommy throughout the U.S. and overseas.

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Article: Take Five With...

Take Five with Daniela Soledade

Read "Take Five with Daniela Soledade" reviewed by Daniela Soledade


Meet Daniela Soledade Daniela Soledade may initially seem like a fresh name in Brazilian music, but the vocalist's impact immediately strikes a chord as encountered on her debut album, A Moment of You (Blue Line Music Records, 2019). A carefully curated set of Bossa Nova gems (while dodging the most obvious choices), Brazilian-ized standards and original ...

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Article: Album Review

Nate Najar: Under Paris Skies

Read "Under Paris Skies" reviewed by Edward Blanco


Jazz guitarist Nate Najar follows up the critically-acclaimed 2016 release of This is Nate Najar (Woodward Avenue Records) with a heart-warming tribute to the city of Paris with Under Paris Skies, conveying his love of the city of lights with a charming and elegant set of love songs and ballads, all designed to set the mood ...

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Our Time: Sondheim Duos, Volume 2

Label: Tommy Cecil
Released: 2013
Track listing: Everybody Says Don’t; Johanna; Our Time; Moments in the Woods; Finishing the Hat; The Miller’s Son; Losing My Mind; The Best Thing That Has Ever Happened; Agony; Being Alive; Rich and Happy.

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Article: Album Review

Tommy Cecil: Our Time: Sondheim Duos, Volume 2

Read "Our Time: Sondheim Duos, Volume 2" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger


This is the follow-up to the 2012 Side By Side: Sondheim Duos by the same brilliant pairing of Tommy Cecil, bass, and Bill Mays, piano. From the opener, the jaunty “Everybody Says Don't" (from Anyone Can Whistle, 1964), it's clear that this 2013 session will unfold like the first--laced with superb technique, imaginative arrangements, feeling and ...

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Article: Interview

Bill Mays: Inventions, Conventions and Dimensions

Read "Bill Mays: Inventions, Conventions and Dimensions" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger


This title is more than a rhyme: it's an attempt to capture some of the legendary versatility of pianist Bill Mays. “Inventions" refers to his unprecedented, working jazz trio of piano, trumpet, and cello. “Conventions" is a nod to his invaluable contribution to the annual meeting of the International Society of Bassists (in 2013, he played ...

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Side by Side: Sondheim Duos

Label: no label
Released: 2012
Track listing: Something's Coming; Not While I'm Around; Broadway Baby; Every Day a Little Death; Ballad of Sweeney Todd; Small World; Side by Side by Side; Anyone Can Whistle; Comedy Tonight.

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Article: Album Review

Tommy Cecil and Bill Mays: Side by Side: Sondheim Duos

Read "Side by Side: Sondheim Duos" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger


This is a brilliant collection of nine songs associated with composer Stephen Sondheim and delivered by the estimable pianist Bill Mays and excellent bassist Tommy Cecil. Cecil, who initiated and produced the project, is well-known in Washington, D.C., but his huge talent should bring him much wider attention. As for Mays, there's always the sense of ...

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Warm Valley

Label: West Wind
Released: 1993
Track listing: Who Knows; Warm Valley; Zsa Zsa; Santorini; G Flat Ballad; Escapade; Sarabande; Perdido;


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